1818 in History – What happened in year 1818

In history, year 1818 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1818.

Know what happened in 1818:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
24 DecemberSilent Night (audio featured), a Christmas carol by JosefMohr and Franz Gruber, was first performed in a church in Austria.
12 February On the first anniversary of its victory in the Battle ofChacabuco, Chile formally declared its independence from Spain.
20 OctoberThe United Kingdom and the United States signed the Treaty of1818, which settled the Canada–United States border on the 49thparallel between the Pacific Ocean and Lake of the Woods.
20 AprilFour days after the Court of King's Bench in England upheld amurder suspect's right to trial by battle in Ashford v Thornton, theplaintiff declined to fight, allowing the defendant to go free.
12 FebruaryOn the first anniversary of its victory in the Battle ofChacabuco, Chile formally declared its independence from Spain.
01 JanuaryFrankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, a novel by MaryShelley, was first published in London.
12 FebruaryOn the first anniversary of its victory in the Battle of Chacabuco, Chile formally declared its independence from Spain.
16 AprilThe United States Senate ratified the Rush–Bagot Treaty, which laid the basis for a demilitarized boundary between the US and British North America.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1818:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
01 JulyKarl von Vierordt / Physician / Germany
01 January William Gamble / General / United States of America
04 AprilThomas Mayne Reid / Poet / United States of America
05 MayKarl Marx / Philosopher / Germany
06 AprilAasmund Olavsson Vinje / Journalist / Norway
08 AprilAugust Wilhelm von Hofmann / Academic / Germany
09 January Antoine Samuel Adam-Salomon / Photographer / France
13 DecemberMary Todd Lincoln / Politician / United States of America
17 JuneCharles Gounod / Academic / France
20 AprilHeinrich Göbel / Engineer / United States of America
21 NovemberLewis H. Morgan / Lawyer / United States of America
22 OctoberLeconte de Lisle / Poet / France
25 MayJacob Burckhardt / Historian / Switzerland
25 MayLouise de Broglie / Countess / France
28 January George S. Boutwell / Politician / United States of America
28 DecemberCarl Remigius Fresenius / Academic / Germany
28 MayP. G. T. Beauregard / General / United States of America
30 AugustAlexander H. Rice / Politician / United States of America
30 JulyJan Heemskerk / Politician / Netherlands
31 MayJohn Albion Andrew / Politician / United States of America

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